OPM Spent Less Than Nearly All Other Federal Agencies on Cybersecurity

THE FEDERAL AGENCY that stored, and lost, millions of current and former government employees’ sensitive files, fingerprints, and security clearances spent only a small fraction of what other federal agencies allocated for cybersecurity, according to a new report published by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Wednesday.

The Office of Personnel Management breach, announced last June, involved the personal data of over 20 million individuals  and was described by a former NSA senior official as “crown jewels material.” The report was the conclusion of a year-long investigation following the breach.

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